Why have an entire section of PROFINEWS dedicated to Regional News? It matters for three reasons. First, it shows the strength of the PI organization on a global scale. Second, if you are a device vendor, it encourages you to explore other such markets with the expectation of local support. And finally, if you are an end-user, it assures that if you start operations in another country there are already experts in place.
News from around the world this month comes from China and the UK. The first Chinese-produced PROFINET product is certified with the product certificate being presented in a ceremony at the PI Booth at Hanover Fair. PI UK reports first graduates from a Certified PROFIBUS System Designer class. The class was developed to fill a need of UK water companies. (more…)